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" Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and write the result as the first term of the quotient. Multiply the whole divisor by the first term of the quotient, and subtract the product from the dividend. "
Elementary Algebra - Page 106
by George William Myers, George Edward Atwood - 1916 - 338 pages
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An Elementary Treatise on Algebra: For the Use of Students in High Schools ...

Thomas Sherwin - Algebra - 1841 - 320 pages
...second power, and, therefore, does not admit of an exact root. Remark 2. In dividing we merely divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor ; and, since double the first, the first two, the first three, &c. terms 6f the root, will have the...
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Elements of algebra, by A. Ingram and J. Trotter

Alexander Ingram - 1844 - 260 pages
...compound, arrange the terms of the dividend and divisor according to the powers of the same letter. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor to obtain the first term of the quotient, then multiply the whole divisor by this term, and subtract...
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Elements of Algebra: Embracing ... the Theory and Application of Logarithms ...

Davis Wasgatt Clark - 1844 - 346 pages
...reference to the power of some letter, so that its exponents shall diminish from left to right. 2. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor ; the result is the first term of the quotient. 3. Multiply the whole divisor ly this term, and subtract...
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Elements of Algebra: Being an Abridgment of Day's Algebra, Adapted to the ...

James Bates Thomson - Algebra - 1844 - 266 pages
...quantities, arrange the terms according to Jlft. 106. To obtain the first term in the quotient, divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor. Multiply the whole divisor by the term placed in the quotient; subtract the product from the dividend...
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An Introduction to Algebra upon the Inductive Method of Instruction

Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1844 - 280 pages
...compound numbers. Arrange, the dividend and divisor according to the powers of some letter. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and write the result in the quotient. Multiply all the terms of the divisor by the term of the quotient...
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An Elementary Treatise on Algebra: Designed to Facilitate the Comprehension ...

Ormsby MacKnight Mitchel - Algebra - 1845 - 294 pages
...next highest exponent second, and so on to the last. To obtain the first term of the quotient, divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and place the quotient in the quotient, as its first term. Multiply every term of the divisor by the...
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A system of practical mathematics; being no.xvi. of a new series of school-books

Scottish school-book assoc - 1845 - 434 pages
...arithmetic, arranging both dividend and divisor according to the powers of the same letter. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and put the result with its proper sign for the first term of the quotient. Multiply the terms of the...
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Euclid's Elements of geometry, the first three books (the fourth, fifth, and ...

Euclides - 1846 - 272 pages
...according to the power or index of a, we place them thus, a6d — a4c + a3b + a2 ; and then proceed by dividing the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, placing the result in the quotient. We next multiply the whole divisor by the quotient thus found,...
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An Elementary Treatise on Algebra: Theoretical and Practical ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Algebra - 1846 - 276 pages
...the following rule will become obvious by its great similarity to division in numbers. RULE. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and set the result in the quotient.* Multiply the whole divisor by the quotient thus found, and subtract...
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A Treatise on Algebra: Containing the Latest Improvements. Adapted to the ...

Charles William Hackley - Algebra - 1846 - 544 pages
...polynomials. 1. Arrange the dividend and divisor according to the powers of the same letter in both. 2. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and the result will bo the first term in the quotient, by which multiply all the terms in the divisor,...
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